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  • Actiam tries to sail within planet’s nine boundaries

    Actiam, the Dutch asset manager, has launched what it believes is the first investment strategy built around the nine planetary boundaries — an attempt to describe the ecological limits within which humans can live sustainably on Earth.

    • 15 Oct 2018
  • ABS veteran takes director role at Amundi Pioneer

    Duke University professor and former co-founder of Smith Breeden, Douglas T. Breeden, has taken up a position with Amundi Pioneer as director of securitized assets and portfolio manager.

    • 12 Oct 2018
  • Ford’s ABS increased as investors shrug off market noise

    Following on from PSA Bank’s well received car loan securitization, which was priced inside price talk on Wednesday, pricing for Ford’s GlobalDrive Auto Receivables 2018-A on Thursday points to rosier investor sentiment towards euro ABS deals in the near term, reversing the lacklustre demand just before summer.

    • 12 Oct 2018
  • Disaster wake-up call: Indonesia sets the stage for cat bonds

    The terrible earthquake and tsunami that hit Indonesia’s Sulawesi island last month has served as a wake-up call for the country’s Ministry of Finance, which is now looking at issuing catastrophe bonds.

    • 12 Oct 2018
  • Coffee group Jacobs Douwe Egberts smells tighter margins

    The leveraged loan markets are so awash with demand that investors appear willing to allow Jacobs Douwe Egberts (JDE) to cut funding costs even as it extends maturities.

    • 11 Oct 2018
  • Developing countries set to open up to catastrophe bonds

    Catastrophe bonds and the emerging markets fit well together, with perils in China and Southeast Asia particularly well placed to be covered. Can the insurance-linked securities market take off?

    • 10 Oct 2018
  • Second UK government student loan ABS hits primary

    The UK government has launched the second securitization of income contingent student loans, roughly a year after the first deal was closed.

    • 10 Oct 2018
  • Storm Florence blows a hole in US flood insurance numbers

    Catastrophe bondholders barely felt the flooding unleashed by storm Florence in the Carolinas, highlighting the lack of market exposure to US flood risk.

    • 10 Oct 2018
  • VakifBank prints $300m 10 year DPR

    VakifBank returned to capital markets for the first time since January on Monday, raising $300m through a 10 year diversified payment rights securitization.

    • 09 Oct 2018
  • ABS: Foreign names seek deals in comfort zone

    Supply of asset-backed securities (ABS) is growing in China. But most international banks, investors and originators are sticking to the segment of the market they know best — auto loan ABS. To get these foreign players out of their comfort zone, China needs to introduce more diversity in the market, bankers say. Noah Sin reports.

    • 08 Oct 2018

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GlobalCapital European securitization league table

Rank Lead Manager/Arranger Total Volume $m No. of Deals Share % by Volume
1 BNP Paribas 13,295 25 18.56
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) 8,059 25 11.25
3 Lloyds Bank 6,979 21 9.74
4 Citi 6,256 16 8.73
5 JP Morgan 5,220 8 7.29

Bookrunners of Global Structured Finance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Citi 104,581.71 299 10.94%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 86,347.40 249 9.04%
3 JPMorgan 80,990.39 237 8.47%
4 Wells Fargo Securities 77,934.65 225 8.15%
5 Credit Suisse 63,570.21 165 6.65%